Taubaté

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Cristo Redentor
Sítio do Pica Pau Amarelo
Igreja de Santa Terezinha
Casa do Figureiro
Museu Mazzaropi
Igreja de Santa Terezinha
Cristo Redentor de Taubaté
Casa do Figureiro

Taubaté - Land of Monteiro Lobato, the old village of Guaianás, known for Itaboaté, the city was born in an area slightly wavy, close to the Convento Velho stream. The village was built in 1645, with the name of São Francisco das Chagas de Taubaté. At that time, it emerges as the center of irradiation of bandeiras (conquests), starting to design the landscape of colonial life. After the phase of gold, coffee came and, as early as 1854, the city ranks among the largest producers of coffee in the Paraíba valley. They also cultivate cane sugar, which occupied a prominent position in the production of the state.

Tourist attractions: House Figueiro, Solar of Arts, Theater Metropolis, churches, museums, Monteiro Lobato Park, waterfall Macuco, Cruzeiro Hill, Fiador Peak, Hill Grande or Pedra Grande.

Belong to three circuits: Route of LibertyCaipira Culture and Royal Road.

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